ZAMBIA - The poultry industry recorded production of 100,000 tonnes of chicken in 2014, representing a 15 percent rise due to increased demand, the Poultry Association of Zambia (PAZ) has said.
SOUTH AFRICA - Preliminary antidumping duties against imports of frozen bone-in chicken from three of SA’s trading partners in the European Union have lapsed in the new year, opening the way for increased inflows until SA completes an antidumping investigation.
UGANDA - President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni yesterday joined the Hudani Manji family to officially launch another of their business line investments- Yo Kuku into the East African Market.
UGANDA - The government is seeking for private investors to practice cage fish farming on Lake Victoria to generate more revenue, the State Minister for Fisheries Ms Ruth Nankabirwa has said.
NIGERIA - Jona Dabit, a fisheries officer in the Federal Ministry of Agriculture says Nigeria’s fish production is deficient by about 1.9 million metric tonnes.
UGANDA: President Museveni will on Tuesday open a modern multi-billion poultry farm in Semuto, Nakaseke district.
NIGERIA - In its bid to know the types of fishes being bred in Nigeria, as different from species coming from other countries, the Federal Government is compiling a comprehensive list of fish farms across the country.
KENYA - Kenya plans to start export of fish from ponds and rivers to the international markets after acquiring certification.
ZAMBIA - A Zambia Development Agency (ZDA) report says despite the aquaculture sector not being fully maximised, it has contributed significantly to poverty reduction and income generation among the rural population.
AFRICA — Marine researchers hope that fish farming - the process of raising fish in ponds for food - can help African countries overcome chronic food shortages.
SOUTH AFRICA: South African poultry producers are considering granting concessions on the access of US chickens into the local market in order to help secure the renewal of the Africa Growth and Opportunity Act (Agoa).
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